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. >> president obama brought his campaign against america's banks to lower manhattan this week. our nation's financial nerve center. in the wake of his healthcare overhaul win, mr. obama has a new target. instead of health insurance companies, the president's new villain is wall street. the president has a five-prong action plan for regulatory reform. one, six government bailouts. shut down big bank when is they begin to fade. two, the boca rule limits the risks take know by banks. three, trams pairencey, especially for complicated investments like derivatives. where investors don't know all the players. four, consumer protect. more information for individual investors about the financial products they're buying, notably in the complex derivatives market. five, reforms pay for executives. investors and pensions vote on compensation for ceos. mr. obama emphasized that wall street has nothing to fear from his administration and its roles. >> unless your business model depends on bilking people, there is no fear from these new rules. [ applause ] >> hold on, mr. president. bilking? bilking? w
happen, could it? ♪ ♪ >> glenn: hello, america. by the way, washington, we're on to you and we're keeping an eye on what you're doing on thursday. i wouldn't miss tomorrow's episode. the hate is flowing in america. especially in arizona. oh, it's like do you remember from "ghost busters" i think it was "ghostbuster ii." there it is. the river of slime oozing underneath the surface infecting everything. hate boiling up. well, here is how representative jared pollis described the mood in arizona. arizona law is like nazi germany. it's absolutely reminiscent of second class status of jews in germany. prior to world wire ii when they had -- world war ii when they had to show their papers and had them with them all the time and suspect to routine inspections at the suspicious of being jewish. i fear arizona is headed for a police state. boy, i'm glad somebody said it! arizona sure is putting the a-z in "nazi" aren't they? i hate to rain on the hate parade, but can we slow down just a second here? and ask you're out of your mind. am i alone in that? you are out of your mind! are you comparing t
will support and defend the constitution and laws of the united states of america against all enemies foreign and domestic, that i will bear true faith and allegiance to the same, that i will bear arms on behalf of the united states when required by law, that i will perform non-combat service in the armed forces of the united states when required by law, that i will perform work of national importance under civilian direction when required by law, that i take this obligation freely, without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion, so help me god. congratulations, new citizens. [applause] . it takes a very special individual to serve and defend a nation that is not yet fully your own. that is what each of you are doing, and that his testimony to your strong sense of patriotism. our nation thanks you for your service. we owe the freedoms we enjoy to the sacrifices of men and women like you. since september 11, 2001, the united states citizenship and immigration services as naturalized over 58,000 members of our armed services. since last year we have offered non citizen enlistees the oppor
>> glenn: hello, america. welcome to the "glenn beck program." it's earth day! have you cut dun your earth day trip and put it in your living room? i decorate mine with heat lamps but that is a different story. we decided to turn on every light in studio because we have cockroaches to expose tonight in the bright lights. c'mon, lots to do! ♪ ♪ >> glenn: hello, america. if you missed last night show, go back and watch it, please. this is important for you to understand. it is comb plex. you can find it -- complex. you with find it on the fox news websiwebsite. we are going to talk about acorn. remember them? a community organizing group with a soft spot for those in need. even the under-age sal va doirn dorian -- salvadoran sex slaves. yesterday, the funding ban was reinstated. this upset some people, especially acorn chief organizer bertha lewis. there she is! the media now is focussing on what she said while she was speaking at the conference of the young democratic socialists. the conference of the young democratic socialists. she at that meeting called the tea party movem
's an easy company for main street america to hate. so now all of a sudden all of this attention on, you know, potentially, allegedly goldman sachs defrauding its investors. and this gets washington angry and rightly so. it gets main street america angry. and people are saying, something has got to be done. that's when the politicians step in. >> i'm trying to do a whole show on the anger is out of control but yet in this instance. okay. i'm a guy paying my bills, paying my credit card bills. as i understand this, billionaire john paulson, okay? who basically gets in bed with goldman sachs and says i'm going to go out and find the worst mortgages i can find. you're going to help me put this product together. i'm going to bet against it. ha ha. by the way other guys at goldman sachs go out and sell it to your customers while i'm shorting it. how do they explain that as anything other than fraud? the fact that paulson was putting this product together? >> i don't think he possibly can. >> aren't they saying every institution bets on both sides? >> in other words you've got a situation where peo
to testify later this afternoon. >>> meanwhile, halfway across the country in the heartland of america, president obama is kicking off his main street tour. the president making stops in three iowa cities. all have unemployment rates hovering around 10%. we'll hear from the president in about ten minutes. he's in ft. madison. we'll bring you his comments live. see the folks waiting there for the president. >>> we begin with the much anticipated testimony of a star witness at a heated senate hearing on the financial meltdown. the ceo of wall street giant goldman sachs lloyd blankfein is due to appear a little bit later today. other top goldman executives have been facing tough questioning from senators for hours now. >> do you think you contributed -- your actions contributed to the financial downturn that we experienced in 2008? >> do i think my personal actions did? >> goldman sachs's. >> you know, i don't know. i'd like to think about that and respond to you. i haven't thought about that specifically. >> you haven't thought about it? another key witness today, goldman whiz kid trader
, versus focusing what is wrong with america. as long as that is the attitude that you cannot do anything to uplift this country without feeling like you are handing out, giving handouts to someone, and you are against obama no matter what, because you feel for someone -- is going to benefit from it. host: thanks for the call. i am going back to another opinion piece. dan ball says the tea partiers movement is a reaction against obama and the democrats' agenda. sarah palin may be trying to become the movement's most prominent voice, but the real motivating force is the president and his policies. we are asking whether you think the tea partiers will have an impact on the upcoming elections. we read about charlie crist and the impact on the florida senate race. a democrat from brooklyn, new york. good morning. caller: good morning. it has become a habit to wake up and hear the conversation focused on the tea partiers movement. either you have nothing else to talk about -- i don't know if fox cable networks as influence in your studio. host: let me stop you. this program is a reflection of
and the people of the united states of america not president obama. the issues that i would like to work on are the issues that are before us now that i mentioned earlier. i would like to pass the fair tax. i think it will work. i would like health-care reform that would work. without forcing them to buy health care under the threat of a fine or going to jail. another thing i think that is important that is not being addressed is the board is security between the united states and mexico and our border security all around the country. it is a little disconcerting to mention. there were 17,000 murders in northern mexico and the last three years. that is scary. 650 kidnappings in arizona. something has to be some. >> i think our most immediate needs are to work on creating jobs in the united states and in arkansas. i would wear to eliminate the tax provision that action against american companies an incentive to move jobs overseas. replace those with tax credits so that we can create jobs here at home and said the more bailout for wall street. but put those funds into loans for arkansas sm
america to see. see, they're the base. they're old. they're angry. they're white. they're scared. they're misinformed. they watch fox. they live in the bullet-point culture. let me give you something real ease city to understand here tonight. if you're watching, you righties. barack obama has an "f" rating. meaning fail. suck. bad. an "f" rating from the brady campaign against gun violence. now, i want the informationally-challenged voters to listen very close to me when i say this tonight. that president obama does not want your gun, and i think you should understand that. he hasn't proposed a single thing that would infringe on your second-amendment rights. not one. not one thing. the more people that buy into this anti-government nonsense coming from the right, the cloclos cloclos closer we're going to get to another oklahoma city. if we face another anti-government attack like the one we saw 15 years ago i think we could spiral out of the control. there could be a lot of civil unrest in this country for no reason. only because we in the media seem to focus on this. and i'm doing it
diversity in america. "washington journal" is next. . . our question for you this morning is about financial regulatory reform. do you think it will get bipartisan support? the lines are -- you can also e-mail up -- e-mail us at journal@c-span.org or twitter. senators will face a future -- crucial test vote on far reaching legislation to overhaul the nation's regulatory system. republicans said sunday they plan to block efforts to move forward unless democrats altered several elements. meanwhile, democrats and obama officials spent much of the day finalizing strict new rules to rein in the huge derivatives trade -- other coverage of that in "the washington times." republican leaders said yesterday their ranks are unified and determined to shoot down a key test vote today, potentially embarrassing scenario for democrats seeking to advance a major item of president obama's agenda. our question to you is, do you think bipartisan support will materialize today on the financial regulatory bill. and it's not today, because of differences between the parties -- do you think it will be different, pe
'm going to give you a look into the mind of the guy i believe is the most dangerous man in america. can you name him? how he thinks anti-government groups should be dealt with. i also want to show you the principles we need to cling to. if you want to restore america, if you want to save it from becoming a progressive nightmare, i want to show you the train to get on. c'mon, let's go! ♪ ♪ >> glenn: hello, america. i have to tell you. i am so energized after our meeting last night with dr. king. i have thought about her words all last night and today. i have to tell you, we are on the right track. we are on the right track. don't you miss a single episode. don't miss it. don't miss a second of tonight's show. tonight i want to talk about goldman sachs, the supreme court justice nominee but i want to start with the daily cost, the far left wing blog said. here is what he said just the other day about tea parties. >> this is what the people voted for. it's one thing to post it on policy. it's another thing to use kind of exterminationist, eliminationist rhetoric they're using in appeal
in america. officers being assaulted. officer involved shootings, carjackings home invasions in the absence of federal action our state now taking action. it is welcomed action and step by us who serve in law enforcement. >> greta: we could go back well beyond former president clinton when he was in office and find federal lead said we've got to secure our borders. i take it do you not think our government is going to secure the borders? have you given up or not? >> not at all. what chief is a lack of uniformity here even locally. we've had an evolution, if you will, in local leaders even in law enforcement, where we've always bought into this idea that that i is a federal problem. we can no longer afford to ignore that crime in my county where we have a third of our population is hispanic, latino, i have 200 of my taff that are, we are going to apply this new law without profiling anyone. last month get we had -- >> greta: go ahead sorry to interrupt. >> raft last month we had 64 pursuits in one of our patrol regions. a vehicle fails to yield for our lights going on and sirens blaring, the
to the oklahoma city bombing. >> before the bombing occurred, there was a sort of fever in america. meanwhile, the fabric of american life had been unraveling. more and more people who had a hard time figuring out where they fit in, it is true that we see some that today. >> welcome, i'm eric bolling in for cavuto today as we approach the oklahoma city bombing appear verse are bill clinton comparing the tea party movement with timothy mcvay. thousands of ordinary people concerned with higher taxes, the size of government. reaction from former g.o.p. presidential candidate mike huckabee and host of huckabee on fox. when we heard this, he were like did he really just compare tea partiers to the oklahoma city terrorist bomber? >> i hope not. what timothy mcvay was about was a separatist group that wanted to disengage from government and wanted to overthrow it. what the tea party is saying is we're engaged with the government, we're paying all the taxes. we want the government to be engaged with us. >> let's hear that again. another bite from the same conference, the center for american progress
. >> another check on traffic and weather every 10 minutes. somewhere in america... there's a home by the sea powered by the wind on the plains. there's a hospital where technology has a healing touch. there's a factory giving old industries new life. and there's a train that got a whole city moving again. somewhere in america, the toughest questions are answered every day. because somewhere in america, more than sixty thousand people spend every day answering them. siemens. answers. >> it is 6:00 then on this tuesday morning. welcome back. i'm adam caskey outside the virginia square metro station. it's not a bad day in the beltway. we have some cooler outlying areas. it's 51 degrees right here. in stafford it's in the upper 30's. this is a popular family, looking east from chesapeake beach over the chesapeake bay, a few clouds in the sky. clouds will increase throughout the midday and afternoon. 49 in chesapeake beach. today will be seasonable with highs in the upper 60's. morning sunshine gives way to midday clouds. gentle rain showers tomorrow. scattered, light rain. the weekend looks unse
for america's leadership in the world. we lead in the financial sector. it's one of these parts in the economy we lead. but if people don't trust our market, we can't maintain that leadership. that's why this regulatory reform is not against wall street, it's fundamentally in the interest of the economy. wall street, though, has advanced beyond regulatory supervision and we need to catch up in a way that ensures we don't have the crisis we had in the past and we're prepared for fure ones. >> rose: banks have been lobbying hard against derivatives. >> yes, they have. >> rose: republicans have been up here raising money and talking about it. accusing the president of playing politics. conventional wisdom says the tough herself things are derivatives and consumer agency inside the federal reserve. >> that's two of them. but without a doubt those are in the top three or four issues. but here's... i don't want to have to just repeat what i said about the derivatives, but i take fit you look at this, this is an area that just a few years ago was a minor part of the market and when i say a few, the l
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the s.e.c. fraud charges. where america stands on autism. with more new cases, new technology now that could help early detection and treatment. >> we hold on to hope because that's what gets us through. >> glor: and preserving the past-- the campaign to save aging tow boats that built the american heartland. this is the "cbs evening news" with jeff glor. >> glor: and good evening. the volcanoic dust cloud that has already grounded so many air passengers today also affected presidential plans. the white house said president obama will have to cancel his trip to poland for the funeral of its president. ash and dust from that volcano in iceland today spread deeper into eastern europe. airports are closed across most of the continent. 17,000 flights have been canceled. mark phillips beginnings our coverage tonight at london's heathrow airport. mark, good evening to you. >> reporter: good evening, jeff. three days into this disruption, things are only getting worse. unless the weather patterns change or unless this volcano itself subsides, the prospects for the future look grim. the
. one was aerch offered a job to stay in the lone star state. and coming up on "good morning america," live updates from iceland, london, more tales from right here in the u.s. of people living at the airport. >>> now to the other big story this morning, toyota is about to agree to pay a record fine. it stems from the companies's failure in the right way about his gas pedals. t.j. winick has details. >> reporter: according to the federal government, toyota knew about the problem about sudden acceleration and sticky pedals in 2009, but it waited until january of this year to tell regulates. later today, auto giant will agreed to pay a $6.4 million fine. the maximum penalty allowed. >> i think this is another black eye for toyota because it shows that the company didn't care about safety, that it covered up the issue in the united states. >> reporter: while toyota is likely to say they admit no wrongdoing, according to a senior transportation official, by paying the full civil penalty, tot is accepting the responsibility for hiding the safety defect in violation of the law. >> toyota w
in america, also around the globe. my name is mike embley. coming up later for you -- as rescue teams approach the rubble, two days after the quake in china's remote northwest, the incredible tale of one little girl's survival. and the election campaign in the u.k. picks up with northern ireland finding out what westminster means there. hello to you. still there, still problem, and may be spreading. the club of volcanic ash from iceland drifting across europe will cause destruction well into the weekend. flights have been canceled, but there planes in scotland and ireland are reopening. much of europe remains grounded for some time yet, and the cloud is spreading south and east. we have this from our correspondent. >> the menacing column is still rising into the skies above iceland. the irruption it shows no sign of slowing down. -- the irruption shows no sign of slowing down. it is likely that flights will be disrupted for the next two days. there are windows of clear air. this evening flying will resume in scotland, but not the rest of the uk >> the volcano continues to erupt into e
by closed captioning s. >>> america seating over a new to combat illegal immigration in arizona protests resulted in vandalism, violence and arrest. the measure signed by the governor is intended to combat 460,000 illegals living in arizona. pro illegal immigration rallies have consumed the streets of phoenix fueled by headlines around the country that has call the bill shameful, likening apartied. 0 s problem forgot to read the bill. it is the criticism of the thank you is over-the-top not the law. protesters sat down to read the law they would find racial profile something prohibited in fact, prove of -- proof of citizenship can only be requested by authorities during lawful contact by police. meaning the individual is already suspected of breaking the law. the left don't want you to know that. joining me with reaction former alaskan governor sarah palin. your reaction first to the law and the reaction by the left? >> thankfully, byron york hit the nail on the head summarizing what the law is about. there is no ability or opportunity in there for the racial profiling. shame on the lame
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into america. they saw a great opportunity through mexico. the overland route took them by monterey. here we are with all breaking loose and everybody is scared. you have a lot of people who are totally innocent and looking for safe haven and they are worried about others because we are arming the other side. the mexican army and police are dying every day to keep the drugs from coming and the bad guys come over here and get somebody to go buy some assault weapons because we did not institute the assault weapons ban. . . the real reason this anti- immigrant sentiment -- look at the numbers -- white male factory workers without a college degree got killed in the last decade. manson -- manon -- men in terms of wages killed even worse than women did. the economic downturn was basically on white male high- school graduates and women high school graphics with a couple of years of college that just got hit in the economy. but they will get more jobs with the economy grow. their taxes were be lower. the changes we will have to make will be slightly less draconian if you have more people contributin
for your leadership on energy and thank you for building a better america. [applause] >> thank you secretary for those remarks. he is really a very true friend of the building trades and he demonstrates that to us every day. the building trades look forward to many years of close collaboration with you, dr. chu. brothers and sisters, that concludes today's session. please take a look at the workshop schedule for this afternoon. you'll have the opportunity to get in-depth information about many of the issues that we heard about this morning. the 2010 legislative conference is now in recess until 9:00 a.m. sharp tomorrow. thank you. >> the arizona: assigned an immigration bill that was criticized hours earlier by president obama as misguided. if there is reason to suspect that someone is in the country illegally, they can be questioned. senator john mccain, who is facing a primary challenge this year has threatened to filibuster any legislation that does not secure borders first. tonight, a debate between the three democratic candidates for arkansas' senate seat. live coverage begins
right now are the problems which we in america will probably face in the not-too-distant future. those problems are massive out of control entitlement programs, enormous debt, massive deficits, and continuing big spending programs. in short, martha, they can't pay their bills. greece can't, out of money, portugal is threatened, spain is threatened, italy, austria, probably in the same boat down the road if this thing spreads. so if i may say, their writing is on our wall. now -- go ahead, sorry. martha:is -- i was just going to say, stuart, you listen to that list of countries and one could argue, you know, the united states has not been in the same category in terms of the strength of our economy as those countries for quite some time. >> oh, for a long, long time. the equation is not between uncle sam, the federal government and america and greece and portugal and spain. no, the association is with the state governments of california, new york, and new jersey. they have run out of money. they face an enormous decifit and budget crunch. they need bailouts. so there is a mirror image h
of the boy scouts organization. tonight a judge in oregon has ordered the boy scouts of america to pay 18.5 million in punitive damages in a sex abuse lawsuit. that's in addition to 1.4 million already awarded to the plaintiffs in compensatory damages. the jury found the boy scouts negligent for failing to prevent abuse by an assistant scout master in the early 1980s. >>> they were being paid to police the financial markets. instead they spent hours surfing for hard core porn on their government computers. workers at the computers and exchange commission are accused of downloading porn on their office computers and that's on your dime, folks. some of them make $220,000 a year. 31 workers were caught and out of that number 17 were senior staffers making those big bucks. >> they were being paid to do a job for the people and when you lose sight of that they have to be dealt with appropriately. >> our country is in shambles and they are doing their own thing. >> an fcc official defended the agency telling cbs news some of this criticism is overblown pointing out that just 31 employees out of
, this is "america live", new details in the administration crackdown on wall street, the president calls them fat cats and piranas, so we tracked the money trail and we'll show you where it leads. >>> how did the cell phone left behind in a bar become one of the biggest news stories in america today? we'll show you what has a wildly popular tech company spitting mad. >>> and -- >> look at you! >> i feel a little nervous, robin! >> are those rip-away paves? >> rip-aways pants? don't they make such a thing as rip-away pants? >> not for newscasters. >> baby, look at you! >> oh, thank you. megyn: i went toe to toe with howard stern this morning. that's how it started. wait until you hear how it ended. right here. >>> but first up this morning, controversy and protests in arizona where governor jan brewer is on the verge of possibly signing the toughest crackdown on illegal immigration anywhere in the country. arizona's legislature yesterday passing a measure allowing police to detain people who cannot prove that they belong here. opponents of the bill protesting today, even holding a mock funeral, co
of south carolina. senator graham carries the flag for the america envisioned by the founding fathers. jefferson and madison would like this senator. he honors the institutions of our republic. kpimpllyfys republican government as it was meant to be. good faith negotiation, finally, just as important, action. we debate, find agreement, we act. i've watched senator graham on any number of issues since he came to congress on an impressive number of occasions. he's been the indispensable lawmaker. accepts his oath to make the best possible laws for this country of wide opinion and patriotic passions. worked for the past year to find a bill that would meet america's current and near-term energy needs and also the need for renewals down the road and shown courage to offer prudent concern for co 2 emissions. deal in a realistic way of people living and working in the country illegally but also insists on a system preventing the hires of illegal immigrants. comprehensive reform, joined by john kerry and joe lieberman elected as an independent, what good americanism looks like. graham recentl
is horrendous for america every day as retirees, students and middle-class-teams suffer, it is unbelievably good for bank profits. you have a rigged game in which all the money comes to you. of course, a portion of those ill-gotten profits do have to go to politicians and lobbyists. so that they can keep this legal. and that is the most formidable foe we face, america. 1500 wall street lobbyists as we speak, descending on washington to fight senator blanche lincoln's derivatives reform, simply because it calls for everything to be done in public. a transparent exchange, kind of like the stock market, it's crazy. fixing our financial system requires two things -- an actual plan to insure banks don't get too big to fail. and the courage to actually do it. join joining us now, republican senator, bob corker of tennessee, a member of the banking committee. senator corker, how do we end too big to fail, in your opinion? >> well, you've raised a lot of issues here, dylan, it's good to see you here on the camera. look, at the end of the day, one of the things i think you do have to have in place, is a
advisers. >> sean: basically when he was telling america, using the fear tactics that we faced a disaster, catastrophe unless we passed the stimulus, they basically what you are saying and this report is saying they said anything they needed to say to get the stimulus passed. is that the same on health care? is that the same on cap and tax? can we trust they are being honest with us? >> they came to the hill and said if you don't pass this stimulus unemployment is going to go way up pass 8%. you pass the stimulus it will stop unemployment from going beyond 8%. it went up to 10% and beyond we lost four millions jobs this is the reason why not a single republican voted for this, if borrowing and spending a trillion dollars which is what this adds up to, was a secret to prosperity and job creation we wouldn't have job problems, we would have full employment. we are borrowing and spending more than we have in the history of our country is an economic agenda not based on good economic policy it was about satisfying spent up spending demand that these people had in congress -- >> sean: presiden
for america. eric, good to have you on tonight. >> thanks for having me. >> i guess in all of my years of radio and television i've never seen an anchor of this stature in the industry make up something to cover his backside for a lie. is this an absolute test case plus "a"-positive story? >> look, you know, you might be able to compare his efforts to cover up the lie with, you know, with other folks at fox news, ed. that would be the only possible comparison. bill o'reilly even he kind of stands alone. just to show you how bad it is, you know, we did a little more digging and found out two days before -- two days before the final passage of the final bill, bill hemmer was pushing the same lie on fox news. and just this last saturday almost a month after the health care bill was signed into law we had folks on fox business network pushing the same lie. so it's beyond open and shut case. the takeaway here about bill o'reilly is, you know, he's tried to paint himself this year as kind of the reasonable voice and reasonable man. the truth is he's just the same old bill. >> well, you know,
of a criminal probe here. s&p equity cut it to a sell and bank of america and merrill lynch cut it to a neutral this morning and see it down another 7% and all the other financials are weak here, as well. they're also concerned about any criminal porobes of any kind. finally, massey energy, third company here involved in difficulties here. there are reports of criminal investigation, i say reports regarding that mine explosion in west virginia that happened about three weeks ago. all of this weighing on the market. people don't know exactly what's going on. good news follow up on the home builders. generally orders have been improving here. horton 55% improvement overall in the net orders. that's an excellent metric and generally they have been improving. ryland one of the companies only disappointing. chevron same story here. higher oil prices have helped the upstream production but good news in chemical and even, larry, refining is starting to get better and you know what a disaster that has been for a while. >> investors are digesting a lot of important economic data today, manufacturing, co
of shocks me when there is no outcry in america to news stories like this one over the weekend. the u.s., the u.s. is preparing to pivot from domestic regulatory reform to push for a new tough international capital regime. what does that mean? oh, new international capital regime. that's a bubble government. you know, a new world order for your money. we're talking about the foundation of international financial regulations and global governing. hmm. what happens if i don't like that global government? how do i vote them out? where are all the taxes go? who is getting that tax money? it's a trial balloon, gang. and i can't believe how quiet it is. i mean when i was growing up, you were not that different. didn't we used to hate the idea -- didn't i remember reading some place about global government, really bad, like spooky bad? i'm not all for that global government thing. here in america this weekend, the response has been total silence. am i alone? i got up this morning i even heard the republicans were all for this one. wow! how does that happen? oh, i remember. it's the evil gree
're going to continue to focus on bringing jobs back to america and to our people. i yield back. mr. cantor: i thank the gentleman. madam speaker, i would say this. always the gentleman likes to talk about the prior administration, and i would just like to point out that during the prior administration, the last two years of that, his party was in control of congress and certainly if we look at the numbers, did contribute to some of the problem that -- mr. hoyer: would the gentleman yield on that issue? mr. cantor: i'm not ready to yield yet, madam speaker. i would say there's plenty of blame to go around. but what we're trying to do is learn from mistakes that have taken place and go forward in a constructive manner. it's my sense that this nation is at a crossroads. we have serious challenges facing this country and last thursday was congress' deadline for passing a budget. and it is my strong belief that we must act and the gentleman indicates that we are going to act, but because of the critical nature of the challenges that we face, madam speaker, i believe that we've got three reasons
recently as chair and president america of the national council of negro women. this morning, dr. height died at howard university hospital. she was 98 years old. lesli foster reports that dr. height lived her life with passion and commitment for a just society, and a vision of a better world [ applause ] >> reporter: wearing her trademark hat and pearls, dr. height was awarded the highest civilian honor, the congressional gold medal in 2004. >> dr. height's long extraordinary career, as a civil rights advocate has covered human rights from women's employment and educational advancement to antilynching. >> reporter: dr. height grew up in bitter and divisive times and yet she dedicated her life to bringing people together. >> america as defaulted on this prom story note. in so far as her citizens of color are concerned. >> reporter: she was a guiding force at the table when the big six planned a hiss tore march on washington in 1963, the lone woman at a table full of men. yet despite all of her efforts, height could not convince them that a woman should be allowed to speak at the podium t
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